Role details

Design Manager Casual Wovens/Jersey

North West England   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Our client is a hugely successful multi-channel international womenswear fast
  • Seeking a Design Manager with a Casual Urban handwriting to cover woven areas

About Our Client

Our client is a hugely successful edgy multi-channel International fast fashion womenswear retailer based in the North West.

Job Description

Account abilities will include the below:

  • Design direction, creating seasonal trends, colour palettes and silhouettes
  • Responding to catwalk trends and inspiration in an extremely fast paced way, interpreting into commercial product for the high street customer
  • Identify key print and fabric trends supporting development and availability
  • Continual review and reaction of the market and social media to identify emerging product opportunities
  • To be continually aware of emerging trends and competitor product
  • Development of new concepts and product categories to support growth and expansion
  • Liaise with buying and creative teams to support styling and asset generation
  • Work closely with the supply base to understand and develop capability and speed
  • To lead and inspire the small design team on specific woven areas including denim, outerwear and casual jersey areas

The Successful Applicant

  • An experienced Senior Womenswear Designer/ Design Manager on woven categories with a clear understanding of the fast paced young fashion market
  • Highly creative, flexible work style with the ability to work in a rapid paced, energised environment
  • Innovative style with strong business acumen
  • Commercial approach by leading a team to design product that maximises trading opportunities
  • Manages budgets and projects effectively and can communicate status clearly
  • A natural leader who inspires and creates consensus within a talented team
  • Strong team player who is driven to succeed and draws inspiration from working collaboratively with others

What's on Offer

Competitive according to experience

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